The table below looks at the statistics for the Storage Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Storage Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Engineer
Rank 543 532 545
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Engineer 90 78 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.14% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.15% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 35 25
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£375 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £279 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -13.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £31.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £31.56

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
54235 51432 48394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.81% 92.07% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34663 31190 28805
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1992 1996 2114
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Storage Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Storage Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Storage Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Storage Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK.

Storage Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Storage Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Storage Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Storage Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK.

Storage Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Storage Engineer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -2 71 £400 +8.10% 8
London -3 28 £375 -1.31% 3
South East -22 20 £400 +26.98% 3
Hampshire +4 13 £400 +29.03%
Scotland -1 11 £310 - 1
City of London +1 8 £375 +1.35%
South West -1 6 - -
Nottingham -2 6 £363 -9.37%
East Midlands -4 6 £363 -9.37%
Nottinghamshire -5 6 £363 -9.37%
Erskine - 5 £347 -
Renfrewshire - 5 £347 -
Surrey +1 4 - -
Yorkshire - 4 - - 1
Devon - 4 - -
Glasgow - 4 £304 -
Plymouth - 4 - -
West Yorkshire - 4 - - 1
Leeds - 4 - - 1
West Midlands +8 3 £400 +17.64%
Worcester +4 3 £400 +17.64%
Worcestershire +3 3 £400 +17.64%
Camberley - 3 - -
East Sussex - 3 £331 -
Croydon - 3 £513 -
East of England +7 2 £250 -37.50%
Dorset 0 2 - -
Bournemouth -2 2 - -
Andover -6 2 £481 -
North West -34 2 - - 1

Storage Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Storage Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Storage Engineer in their job title.

1 113 (68.48%) SAN
2 79 (47.88%) NetApp
3 73 (44.24%) VMware
4 64 (38.79%) Windows
5 58 (35.15%) EMC
6 47 (28.48%) Brocade
7 45 (27.27%) HP
8 43 (26.06%) Security Cleared
9 41 (24.85%) VMware Infrastructure
9 41 (24.85%) Microsoft
10 40 (24.24%) NAS
11 36 (21.82%) SC Cleared
12 35 (21.21%) UNIX
13 32 (19.39%) Fibre Channel
14 31 (18.79%) IBM
15 30 (18.18%) Data Centre
16 29 (17.58%) Cisco
17 28 (16.97%) NetBackup
18 27 (16.36%) Active Directory
18 27 (16.36%) Data ONTAP
19 26 (15.76%) Replication
20 25 (15.15%) Migration
20 25 (15.15%) Finance
21 23 (13.94%) Disaster Recovery
22 22 (13.33%) EMC VMAX
22 22 (13.33%) 3PAR
23 20 (12.12%) EMC VNX
23 20 (12.12%) Solaris
23 20 (12.12%) Linux
24 19 (11.52%) ITIL

Storage Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Storage Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Storage Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (1.82%) IIS
4 2 (1.21%) Apache
4 2 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.61%) iPlanet
5 1 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (2.42%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.82%) SaaS
2 3 (1.82%) IaaS
3 2 (1.21%) Office 365
4 1 (0.61%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 113 (68.48%) SAN
2 40 (24.24%) NAS
3 32 (19.39%) Fibre Channel
4 12 (7.27%) iSCSI
5 5 (3.03%) FCoE
5 5 (3.03%) DNS
6 4 (2.42%) Firewall
7 3 (1.82%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.82%) LAN
7 3 (1.82%) WAN
7 3 (1.82%) Internet
8 2 (1.21%) SSH
8 2 (1.21%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.61%) VLAN
9 1 (0.61%) DMZ
9 1 (0.61%) DHCP
9 1 (0.61%) FTP
9 1 (0.61%) SNMP
9 1 (0.61%) VPN
9 1 (0.61%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.21%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.21%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.61%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.61%) Data Mining
General
1 25 (15.15%) Finance
2 14 (8.48%) Banking
3 6 (3.64%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.42%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.82%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.82%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.61%) Military
6 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.61%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.61%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.82%) Web Services
2 2 (1.21%) Flash
3 1 (0.61%) JSF
3 1 (0.61%) Apache Flex
3 1 (0.61%) HTML
3 1 (0.61%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 30 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 26 (15.76%) Replication
3 22 (13.33%) EMC VMAX
4 20 (12.12%) EMC VNX
5 9 (5.45%) Enterprise Storage
6 6 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.03%) EqualLogic
7 5 (3.03%) Enterprise Cloud
8 4 (2.42%) CLARiiON
8 4 (2.42%) EMC Centera
9 3 (1.82%) Clustering
9 3 (1.82%) Symmetrix
9 3 (1.82%) HP Storage
10 2 (1.21%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.21%) Device Driver
10 2 (1.21%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.21%) HP StoreVirtual
11 1 (0.61%) EMC VNXe
11 1 (0.61%) Celerra
11 1 (0.61%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 64 (38.79%) Windows
2 35 (21.21%) UNIX
3 27 (16.36%) Data ONTAP
4 20 (12.12%) Solaris
4 20 (12.12%) Linux
5 16 (9.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (7.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (5.45%) HPUX
9 5 (3.03%) AIX
9 5 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.61%) CentOS
10 1 (0.61%) SUSE
10 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (15.15%) Migration
2 23 (13.94%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (11.52%) ITIL
4 13 (7.88%) Problem Management
4 13 (7.88%) Performance Management
5 7 (4.24%) Change Control
5 7 (4.24%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (3.64%) Service Delivery
7 5 (3.03%) Configuration Management
7 5 (3.03%) Capacity Management
7 5 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (2.42%) Change Management
8 4 (2.42%) E-Commerce
8 4 (2.42%) Data Migration
8 4 (2.42%) Time Management
9 3 (1.82%) Validation
9 3 (1.82%) Data Protection
9 3 (1.82%) Performance Testing
9 3 (1.82%) Data Management
9 3 (1.82%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 15 (9.09%) Perl
2 13 (7.88%) SQL
3 11 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 6 (3.64%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.82%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.82%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.21%) C++
6 2 (1.21%) C
6 2 (1.21%) VBScript
7 1 (0.61%) VB
7 1 (0.61%) Python
7 1 (0.61%) C#
Qualifications
1 43 (26.06%) Security Cleared
2 36 (21.82%) SC Cleared
3 11 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (6.06%) Degree
5 8 (4.85%) VCP5
6 7 (4.24%) VCP4
7 5 (3.03%) BC Cleared
8 3 (1.82%) NCDA
8 3 (1.82%) NCIE
9 2 (1.21%) MCSE
9 2 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.61%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.61%) MCSA
10 1 (0.61%) CCNA
10 1 (0.61%) HP ASE
10 1 (0.61%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.82%) QA
2 2 (1.21%) SLA
3 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 41 (24.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (16.36%) Active Directory
3 18 (10.91%) NFS
4 14 (8.48%) vSphere
4 14 (8.48%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (6.06%) SRDF
6 9 (5.45%) XenApp
7 8 (4.85%) VMware ESX
8 4 (2.42%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (2.42%) VMware Server
8 4 (2.42%) XenServer
9 2 (1.21%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.61%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.61%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.61%) Veritas File System
10 1 (0.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.61%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 28 (16.97%) NetBackup
2 13 (7.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 11 (6.67%) Tivoli
4 10 (6.06%) SnapVault
5 9 (5.45%) SnapMirror
6 7 (4.24%) EMC NetWorker
6 7 (4.24%) SCCM
7 6 (3.64%) EMC VPLEX
8 4 (2.42%) HP Data Protector
8 4 (2.42%) ARCserve
9 3 (1.82%) OpenView
9 3 (1.82%) Legato
9 3 (1.82%) SCOM
10 2 (1.21%) EMC Navisphere
10 2 (1.21%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.61%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 1 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.61%) Puppet
11 1 (0.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (0.61%) SnapLock
Vendors
1 79 (47.88%) NetApp
2 73 (44.24%) VMware
3 58 (35.15%) EMC
4 47 (28.48%) Brocade
5 45 (27.27%) HP
6 41 (24.85%) Microsoft
7 31 (18.79%) IBM
8 29 (17.58%) Cisco
9 22 (13.33%) 3PAR
10 13 (7.88%) Citrix
11 12 (7.27%) Dell
12 11 (6.67%) Red Hat
13 8 (4.85%) CommVault
14 7 (4.24%) Symantec
14 7 (4.24%) Veeam
15 6 (3.64%) Isilon
16 5 (3.03%) Oracle
17 4 (2.42%) FalconStor
17 4 (2.42%) Dell Compellent
17 4 (2.42%) CA
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